12 Oral Sex Positions To Try Out

If there’s one way to work your way up to an orgasm, it’s through oral sex. After a long day at work, nothing beats coming home and having your partner surprise you with some down-under attention.

And trust me, a little attention can go a long way. For vulva owners, in a 2017 study in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, almost 75% of women said they needed external clitoral stimulation to achieve orgasm.

But before we give you some orgasmic oral sex positions to try out, it’s important to know what oral sex is. Oral sex usually involves the mouth, lips, or tongue to stimulate the penis, vagina, or anus of your sexual partner.

Now, you may know what oral sex is but under a different name. Oral sex on a man is known as fellatio, blowjob, or giving head. For women receiving oral sex, it’s known as cunnilingus, eating pussy, and licking.

But knowing what oral sex is one thing. What’s essential is how to perform oral sex. So, we’re going to show you some of the best oral sex positions to try out with your partner around the house.

These positions won’t necessarily work for everyone. Use discretion when trying out positions and choosing the right place for them. More importantly, choose positions you feel comfortable with.

1. Legs Up

Cunnilingus, when done right, is highly pleasurable. However, you can add some extra stimulation with this position. When the receiving partner is lying on their back, they can hold both legs into the air.

While doing this, the giver can go to town with this oral sex position. For an extra touch, the receiver can massage their partner’s booty at the same time.

2. Sixty-Nine

Well, if you’re looking to share the fun between you and your partner, sixty-nine is the position that keeps on giving. Both partners will perform oral sex on each other. You can perform fellatio or cunnilingus while in the 69 position.

You’ll need some space for this one, so the kitchen floor is the perfect spot to have some fun while your pasta is cooking. But one thing to know, this position can be hard for some people as you need to give and receive at the same time. Talk about a challenge!

3. Spooning

Now you know of the 69 position, do you know about the spooning position? You and your partner lie on your side, positioning your face in front of your partner’s genital and vice versa.

This position is for both the penis and vagina; however, the person with the vagina should position themselves first. It may take some time to find the right angle, but once you do, it’ll be jaw-droppingly satisfying.

4. A Little bit of This, A Little bit of That

If rimming is on the menu (and we hope there is!), this little position will give the receiver intense pleasure. For the giver, this position allows full access to the receiver’s vulva and anus.

The receiver is on their back, rolled up into a ball, while the giver is lying on their stomach in front of their partner’s genitals. Once you have the position down, their genitals are all yours.

5. Face-Sitting

You’ve probably heard people talking about face sitting on social media, but have you ever tried it? Both partners can be a receiver in the face sitting position, regardless if they have a penis or vagina.

The giving partner is lying down on their back, while the receiving partner lower’s their genitals over their partner’s face, essentially sitting on their face. You can do this position almost anywhere in your house, whether it’s your couch, kitchen table, or living room floor.

6. The One Leg Up

Interestingly, many vulva owners find they’re more sensitive on one side of their clitoris. This is something to keep in mind when testing out oral positions for women. For this position, the receiver lies on the bed or couch with one leg in the air while the giver kneels on the floor. Remember, the leg that's raised should be on the most sensitive side.


7. Kneeling Giver

If you’re interested in experimenting with power dynamics, this is a fantastic position to try out. The receiver sits on a chair while the giver kneels on the floor. This position is great if you’re looking to get naughty in the dining room or your office during your lunch break.

8. Doggy Style

So, oral sex isn’t just about the vagina and penis—don’t forget about the anus! Giving head is extremely satisfying, but adding a little rim job to the mix can spice things up. The giver can experiment with 'Analingus' while simultaneously stimulating the receiver’s clitoris. Just make sure your partner knows you’re going to perform analingus beforehand—it’s not everyone’s cup of tea.

9. Standing

If it’s your first time to receive oral sex, this is the perfect beginner’s position. The receiving partner gets to lean up against a wall while the giver kneels on the ground while licking or sucking their partner’s genital.

You can do this while leaning against the shower wall, or any wall in your house—that leaves you a lot of places to do this position. You can also use a sex toy with this position and see what happens.

10. Seated Head

If you’re looking for an easy position— if you’re a beginner or want to keep things simple— this position is something you should try. You can do this on a chair, on the kitchen counter, on the edge of your bed, or laundry machine. Basically, the receiving partner will be seated on the chair while the giving, kneels to perform a blowjob or cunnilingus.

11. Legs Wide Shut

Many of these positions have the receiver’s legs wide open, but you can be equally stimulated with your legs shut. For receivers who don’t want direct clitoral stimulation right away, this is one of the best oral sex positions for women as it warms up the area. Vulva owners lie flat on their back with their legs closed. The giver, man or woman, licks the labia to stimulate the area.

12. Upside-Down Head

You’ll want to do this position on the edge of a bed or counter, as the giving partner needs their head to be tilted back. The giving partner lays on their back with their head over the edge.

The giving partner then angles themselves over their partner’s head to receive oral sex. This is one of the best oral sex positions and can be done with a partner with either penis or vagina.

If you’re looking for oral sex positions, definitely give these positions a try. And if you want to take it a step further, incorporate a sex toy into the mix. Take this time to experiment and explore each other’s bodies.


Natasha Ivanovic 

Natasha Ivanovic is an intimacy, dating, and relationship writer best known for her writings on Kiiroo, LovePanky, Post Pravda, and more. She's the creator and author of her short stories on TheLonelySerb. She completed her first degree in Criminology and continued and finished her Masters in Investigative Psychology, but then decided to follow her true passion of writing.

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